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    • 1-year follow-up of 920 hip and knee arthroplasty patients after implementing fast-track: Good outcomes in a Norwegian university hospital 

      Winther, Siri Bjørgen; Foss, Olav A.; Wik, Tina Strømdal; Davis, Shawn Patric; Engdal, Monika; Jessen, Vigleik; Husby, Otto Schnell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background — Fast–track has become a well–known concept resulting in improved patient satisfaction and postoperative results. Concerns have been raised about whether increased efficiency could compromise safety, and whether ...
    • 18F-FACBC PET/MRI in diagnostic assessment and neurosurgery of gliomas 

      Karlberg, Anna Maria; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Johansen, Håkon; Skjulsvik, Anne Jarstein; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Hong, Yan Dai; Xiao, Yiming; Rivaz, Hassan; Borghammer, Per; Solheim, Ole; Eikenes, Live (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose This pilot study aimed to evaluate the amino acid tracer 18F-FACBC with simultaneous PET/MRI in diagnostic assessment and neurosurgery of gliomas. Materials and Methods Eleven patients with suspected primary or ...
    • 18F-FACBC PET/MRI in the evaluation of human brain metastases: a case report 

      Johannessen, Knut; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Johansen, Håkon; Solheim, Tora S; Karlberg, Anna Maria; Eikenes, Live (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Abstract Background: Patients with metastatic cancer to the brain have a poor prognosis. In clinical practice, MRI is used to delineate, diagnose and plan treatment of brain metastases. However, MRI alone is limited in ...
    • 2-hydroxyglutarate as a magnetic resonance biomarker for glioma subtyping 

      Esmaeili, Morteza; Vettukattil, Riyas M; Bathen, Tone Frost (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Mutations in the isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) genes are frequently found in gliomas and in a fraction of acute myeloid leukemia patients. This results in the production of an oncometabolite, 2-hydroxyglutarate (2-HG). ...
    • 2018 international consensus meeting on musculoskeletal infection: Summary from the biofilm workgroup and consensus on biofilm related musculoskeletal infections 

      Saeed, Kordo; McLaren, Alex C; Schwarz, Edward M; Antoci, Valentin; Arnold, William V; Chen, Antonia F; Clauss, Martin; Esteban, Jaime; Gant, Vanya; Hendershot, Edward; Hickok, Noreen; Higuera, Carlos A; Coraca-Huber, Debora C; Choe, Hyonmin; Jennings, Jessica A; Joshi, Manjari; Li, William T; Noble, Philip C; Phillips, K Scott; Pottinger, Paul S; Restrepo, Camilo; Rohde, Holger; Schaer, Thomas P; Shen, Hao; Smeltzer, Mark; Stoodley, Paul; Webb, Jason C J; Witsø, Eivind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Biofilm-associated implant-related bone and joint infections are clinically important due to the extensive morbidity, cost of care and socioeconomic burden that they cause. Research in the field of biofilms has expanded ...
    • 2019 EACTS/EACTA/EBCP guidelines on cardiopulmonary bypass in adult cardiac surgery. 

      Wahba, Alexander; Milojevic, Milan; Boer, Christa; De Somer, Filip M.J.J.; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; van den Goor, Jenny; Jones, Timothy J.; Lomivorotov, Vladimir; Merkle, Frank; Ranucci, Marco; Kunst, Gudrun; Puis, Luc (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    • 30-day mortality in patients after hip fracture surgery: A comparison of the Charlson Comorbidity Index score and ASA score used in two prediction models 

      Haugan, Kristin; Klaksvik, Jomar; Foss, Olav A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Objective: To compare the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Physical Status Classification used in two prediction models for 30-day mortality after hip fracture surgery. Study ...
    • 3D Myocardial Mechanical Wave Measurements: Toward In Vivo 3D Myocardial Elasticity Mapping 

      Salles, Sebastien; Espeland, Torvald; Rodriguez-Molares, Alfonso; Aase, Svein Arne; Hammer, Tommy; Støylen, Asbjørn; Aakhus, Svend; Løvstakken, Lasse; Torp, Hans (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objectives This study aimed to investigate the potential of a novel 3-dimensional (3D) mechanical wave velocity mapping technique, based on the natural mechanical waves produced by the heart itself, to approach a noninvasive ...
    • 3D ultrasound-guided resection of low-grade gliomas: principles and clinical examples 

      Unsgård, Geirmund; Lindseth, Frank (Journal article, 2019)
      3D ultrasound (US) is a convenient tool for guiding the resection of low-grade gliomas, seemingly without deterioration in patients’ quality of life. This article offers an update of the intraoperative workflow and the ...
    • A 36-month follow-up of decline in activities of daily living in individuals receiving domiciliary care 

      Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Høgset, Lisbeth Dyrendal; Bergh, Sverre; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Selbæk, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background There have been few studies of how personal and instrumental activities of daily living (P-ADL and I-ADL) develop over time in older people receiving domiciliary care. This study aimed at assessing variables ...
    • A European multicentre evaluation of detection and typing methods for human enteroviruses and parechoviruses using RNA transcripts 

      Hayes, A; Nguyen, Dung; Andersson, Monique; Antón, Andres; Bailly, Jean-Luc; Beard, Stuart; Benschop, Kimberley; Berginc, Natasa; Blomqvist, Soile; Cunningham, Emma; Davis, D; Dembinski, Jennifer Lynn; Diedrich, Sabine; Dudman, Susanne Marie Rogne Gjeruldsen; Dyrdak, R; Eltringham, G. J. A.; Gonzales-Goggia, S; Gunson, R; Howson-Wells, H. C.; Jääskeläinen, A. J.; López-Labrador, F. Xavier; Maier, M.; Majumdar, M.; Midgley, S.; Mirand, A.; Morley, U.; Nordbø, Svein Arne; Oikarinen, S; Osman, H; Papa, A; Pellegrinelli, L; Piralla, A; Rabella, N; Richter, J; Smith, M; Söderlund Strand, A; Templeton, K; Vipond, B; Vuorinen, T; Williams, C; Wollants, E; Zakikhany, K; Fischer, T. K.; Harvala, H; Simmonds, P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) detection has become the gold standard for diagnosis and typing of enterovirus (EV) and human parechovirus (HPeV) infections. Its effectiveness depends critically on using the appropriate ...
    • A meta-analysis of constraint-induced movement therapy after stroke 

      Thrane, Gyrd; Friborg, Oddgeir; Anke, Audny; Indredavik, Bent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Objective: To evaluate the effect of constraint-induced movement therapy in adult stroke patients and to examine the impact of time since stroke and various treatment modalities. Data sources: PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane and ...
    • A much valued tool that also brings ethical dilemmas-a qualitative study of Norwegian midwives' experiences and views on the role of obstetric ultrasound 

      Åhman, Annika; Edvardsson, Kristina; Fagerli, Anita; Darj, Elisabeth; Holmlund, Sofia; Small, Rhonda; Mogren, Ingrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Midwives are the main providers of routine antenatal care services including the routine ultrasound examination in Norway. The ultrasound examination can be perceived by expectant parents not only as a medical ...
    • A multi-center comparison of vO2peak trainability between interval training and moderate intensity continuous training 

      Williams, Camilla J.; Gurd, Brendon J.; Bonafiglia, Jacob T.; Voisin, Sarah; Li, Zhixiu; Harvey, Nicholas; Croci, Ilaria; Taylor, Jenna L; Gajanand, Trishan; Ramos, Joyce S.; Fassett, Robert G.; Little, Jonathan P.; Francois, Monique E.; Hearon, Christopher M.; Sarma, Satyam; Janssen, Sylvan L.J.E.; Van Craenenbroeck, Emeline M.; Beckers, Paul; Cornelissen, Véronique A.; Pattyn, Nele; Howden, Erin J.; Keating, Shelley E.; Bye, Anja; Stensvold, Dorthe; Wisløff, Ulrik; Papadimitriou, Ioannis; Yan, Xu; Bishop, David J.; Eynon, Nir; Coombes, Jeff S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      There is heterogeneity in the observed VO2peak response to similar exercise training, and different exercise approaches produce variable degrees of exercise response (trainability). The aim of this study was to combine ...
    • A new acoustic coupling fluid with ability to reduce ultrasound imaging artefacts in brain tumour surgery - a phase I study 

      Unsgård, Geirmund; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Muller, Sebastien; Selbekk, Tormod (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Anovel acoustic coupling fluid (ACF), with the potential to reduce surgically induced image artefacts during intraoperative ultrasound imaging in brain tumour surgery, has been evaluated with respect to image ...
    • A property-based analysis of human transcription factors 

      Bahrami, Shahram; Ehsani, Rezvan; Drabløs, Finn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background Transcription factors are essential proteins for regulating gene expression. This regulation depends upon specific features of the transcription factors, including how they interact with DNA, how they interact ...
    • A randomized study on migration of the Spectron EF and the Charnley flanged 40 cemented femoral components using radiostereometric analysis at 2 years 

      Kadar, Thomas; Hallan, Geir; Aamodt, Arild; Indrekvam, Kari; Badawy, Mona; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Stokke, Terje; Haugan, Kristin; Espehaug, Birgitte; Furnes, Ove (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Background and purpose We performed a randomized study to determine the migration patterns of the Spectron EF femoral stem and to compare them with those of the Charnley stem, which is regarded by many as the gold standard ...
    • ABCD3-I and ABCD2 Scores in a TIA Population with Low Stroke Risk 

      Ildstad, Fredrik; Ellekjær, Hanne; Wethal, Torgeir; Lydersen, Stian; Fjærtoft, Hild; Indredavik, Bent (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Objectives. We aimed to evaluate the ABCD3-I score and compare it with the ABCD2 score in short- (1 week) and long-term (3 months; 1 year) stroke risk prediction in our post-TIA stroke risk study, MIDNOR TIA. Materials and ...
    • Absent exercise-induced improvements in fat oxidation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome after high-intensity interval training 

      Lionett, Sofie Buurgaard; Kiel, Ida Almenning; Røsbjørgen, Ragnhild; Lydersen, Stian; Larsen, Steen; Moholdt, Trine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and metabolic inflexibility are linked to insulin resistance, and women with PCOS appear to be metabolic inflexible in the rested, insulin-stimulated state. Exercise training ...
    • Abusive episodes among home-dwelling persons with dementia and their informal caregivers: a cross-sectional Norwegian study 

      Steinsheim, Gunn; Saga, Susan; Olsen, Bonnie; Broen, Helene Kjeka; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Background: Elder abuse is a serious issue with a global prevalence of 15.7% in the community setting. Persons with dementia are at higher risk of elder abuse than the older population in general. With a high and increasing ...